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Drugs Glossary

Published in the special edition Drugs 2008

Lexicon of drug and scene terms from A-Z

A.

  • Acapulco Gold = Mexican marijuana variety
  • Eight = heroin (H is the eighth letter in the alphabet)
  • Acid = LSD (mostly on a small square piece of blotting paper)
  • Adam = ecstasy
  • deduct = crime related to acquisitions; E.g. cheating on someone, robbing someone or not paying for drugs
  • Afghan = hashish from Afghanistan
  • Ants = small traders
  • Amphetamines = synthetic. Stimulants, "speed", "pep"; Party drug; suppresses tiredness, increases self-confidence
  • anabolic steroids = mostly synthetic. manufactured derivatives of the hormone testosterone; in sport to improve performance
  • Angel Dust = phencyclidine (PCP)
  • Apo-junk = narcotics stolen from a pharmacy; Medicines such as sleeping pills, etc.
  • Ash = cover name for proceeds from drug deals
  • Asco = ascorbic acid (vitamin C): admixture to increase the solubility of heroin in water
  • to be a monkey / push a monkey = get or push a monkey who suffers from withdrawal symptoms
  • on air = under the influence of chemical drugs
  • Crash = the most common word for a stage in which nothing works

B.

  • babble = smoke a joint
  • bad trip = a bad LSD trip
  • bad vibes = a bad-looking trip (LSD)
  • shoot = inject (heroin or cocaine)
  • Bangui = name for cannabis
  • Barbiturates, Barbis = barbituric acid derivatives were the sleeping pills par excellence for many decades, since 1992 they have no longer been approved in Germany and Austria
  • Bartzen = smoke a joint
  • Beans = name for amphetamines or heroin
  • Benzos = benzodiazepines
  • Benzodiazepines = tranquilizers, sedatives
  • Berliner Tinke = heroin substitute, consisting of morphine base or opium tincture and acetic acid
  • Cutlery = syringe and utensils for drawing up the drugs
  • Bhang = Indian hemp
  • Bidi = tobacco products made from a tendo leaf (from India and Nepal)
  • Big man = cover name for drug wholesalers
  • Sheet metal = aluminum foil for smoking heroin
  • Bliss = marijuana
  • Blond = light hashish from Morocco
  • Blotter = LSD tickets as a sheet of blotting paper
  • bubbling = smoking hashish with a bong
  • Blunt = a cigar filled with marijuana
  • Bob (b) el = small amount, bit of hashish
  • Body packing = transporting drugs into body orifices
  • Body stuffing = swallowing packaged drugs
  • Bomb = amphetamine wrapped in a cigarette or a tissue that is swallowed
  • Bong = smoking device similar to a water pipe; mostly for hashish and marijuana
  • to be broad = to be intoxicated by any drug (whether illegal or legal)
  • Letter = folded paper with drug portions
  • Brown sugar = heroin
  • brutty = alcoholically drunk, slightly drunk
  • Brown = heroin
  • Baking bread = preparing heroin
  • Bubble = packaged unit of consumption
  • Bubble hash = hash made with an Ice-O-Lator, with a high percentage of THC, such as Moon Shine
  • Buff = shit / cannabis
  • Buff = smoke a joint
  • Bunker = drug hiding place
  • Buprenorphine = pain reliever, preparation for substitution (Subutex or Subuxone)
  • Boa = term for water pipe (bong)

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C.

  • C = synonym for methamphetamine
  • Caballo = heroin
  • Calico = cocaine
  • Cannabis = hemp plant from which marijuana and hashish are obtained
  • Cannabis Sativa = hemp plant that produces lighter states of intoxication than Cannabis Indica
  • Cannabis Indica = hemp plant (Indian hemp) that produces a heavier state of intoxication than Cannabis sativa; according to the more recent view subspecies of C. sativa
  • Candyflip = MDMA and LSD
  • Chandoo = ready-to-consume smoked opium
  • Charas = Indian name for hashish
  • Cheese = heroin and painkillers mixed together
  • China White = white heroin (also: heroin granules No. 4)
  • Chippy = inexperienced drug user
  • Chira = cannabis (in Morocco and Lebanon)
  • Chillum / Shillum = a conical, 10-20 cm long, wooden, clay or stone pipe for smoking cannabis products
  • clean = drug-free
  • Cokie = cocaine
  • Coca, Cola, Coca Cola = cocaine
  • Connection = connection to dealers
  • Coffee Shop = cannabis sales point in the Netherlands
  • Co-pilot = amphetamine
  • Crack = cocaine salt and baking soda; is smoked, works in 8 to 10 seconds. Drug with the highest potential for addiction; causes megalomania, schizophrenia, drug psychosis
  • Cube = LSD on sugar cubes
  • cutten = stretch the intoxicant, cut it
  • Crystal = methamphetamine
  • Cocktail = intravenous injection of heroin and cocaine; rare mix of hashish and marijuana

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D.

  • Dagga / Dacha = heroin
  • Dawamesk = baked goods containing cannabis
  • to deal = deal in drugs
  • German hedge = self-cultivation of cannabis
  • Dew = dense; strong marijuana intoxication
  • Djamba = cannabis
  • DMT = very potent hallucinogen; stronger than LSD
  • Dope = hashish or heroin (depending on the scene)
  • Downer = collective term for drugs with calming, sleep-inducing or narcotic effects; Downers include the substance groups of sedatives, hypnotics and narcotics
  • drauf / druff = under the influence of (mostly synthetic) drugs
  • to be on it = to be addicted (mostly to heroin)
  • Druggist = convicted of drugs / BtmG
  • Drop-out = leaving school / job
  • Pressure = inject intravenously with a syringe (usually heroin or cocaine)
  • press = inject drugs (mostly heroin or cocaine)
  • Duby = joint
  • Durban Poison = marijuana varieties from South Africa
  • Dynamite = strong substance

E.

  • Ecstasy = collective term for phenylethylamines / amphetamines, ideally MDMA; traded in tablet form
  • drive in = to be arrested and imprisoned; sometimes also consuming chemical drugs such as
  • Ecstasy
  • Emphaty = ecstasy
  • Ephedrine = stimulant, alkaloid of the ephedra plants; is also artificially produced; e.g. in Wick Medi-Nait
  • Ephis = ephedrine
  • Earth pipe = marijuana or hashish pipe that is smoked through the earth
  • Ergin = D-lysergic acid amide (LSA), a substance from the group of ergot alkaloids related to LSD
  • Esrar = Turkish name for cannabis
  • Ethnoflip = mixture of MDMA and magic mushrooms
  • Eve = ecstasy

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F.

  • Femel = male plant of the bisexual hemp
  • Fentanyl = synthetic opioid, pain reliever in anesthesia (for anesthesia); 100 times as potent as morphine
  • fat = feeling dazed, intoxicated immediately after using heroin and cannabis; also synonymous with money
  • Flake, Flakes = cocaine (mostly unstretched)
  • Flashback = reverberation psychosis (echo intoxication) after drug use
  • Flash = intense intoxication (artificially induced or occurring randomly) that usually only lasts for a short time
  • Flutterman = withdrawal
  • fixen = inject intravenously, mostly heroin and / or cocaine
  • Fixer = who injects heroin and / or cocaine
  • Flunis = Flunitrazepam (e.g. in the drug Rohypnol)
  • Frankfurt applause = gesture intended to allude to the consumption of intravenously injected drugs such as heroin; tap on the forearm veins
  • Fusel = alcohol; mostly cheaper, bad wine or schnapps
  • Fux = unit in the cannabis trade: currently the amount for 50 euros

G

  • Ganja = marijuana (common in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia)
  • Gates = marijuana cigarette
  • Geier = stingy dealer
  • Device = joint
  • Facial fair = unnatural facial expression as a result of drug use
  • GHB = 4-hydroxybutanoic acid, party drug ("Liquid Ecstasy")
  • Poison = colloquial for drugs (police jargon)
  • Giftler = drug offender; Illicit drug user
  • Gin = cocaine
  • golden shot = fatal overdose (usually with heroin, voluntarily or involuntarily)
  • good vibes = a good trip (LSD)
  • Grass = marijuana
  • Grees = marijuana
  • Grinder = device for grinding marijuana and tobacco
  • Grow cabinet = grow cabinet for growing marijuana
  • Growshop = shop that sells seeds and accessories for growing cannabis
  • Gumm, Gunji = opium
  • Gun = syringe
  • Liquid manure = heavily stretched, contaminated heroin

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H

  • H (pronounced "Äitsch") = heroin
  • Hampa = Swedish for cannabis
  • get stuck = drug-induced psychosis (mostly through abuse of hallucinogenic intoxicants)
  • Harry = heroin
  • Hasisi = Greek name for cannabis
  • Hay = marijuana
  • Haze = strain of cannabis
  • Hazen river = in the middle of a marijuana intoxication
  • Hemp = English name for hemp
  • Heroin = semi-synthetic, strongly analgesic opioid with a very high potential for dependence
  • Horn (thick horn) = a joint that is oversized
  • Headshop = stores that sell accessories for the cannabis scene
  • Herb = marijuana
  • Hero = heroin
  • High = state of intoxication (usually a lighter one is meant)
  • Hit = pull on a bong; also: intravenous injection
  • Hong Kong Rocks = brownish heroin granules (No. 3, mostly comes from countries in the golden triangle)
  • Horror trip = drug intoxication with strong anxiety states (mostly due to hallucinogens)
  • Hackepeter = condition with excessive consumption of cannabis and alcohol
  • Huti, Hiatl (Viennese) = head of a smoking device into which the tobacco / cannabis mixture is stuffed
  • Heck = 100g hashish
  • haschen = to consume marijuana or hashish
  • Hashish = resin from the flowers of the cannabis plant; is mainly smoked, consumed less often in tea or biscuits; traded in plates and blocks

I.

  • ICE = methamphetamine
  • Ice cream = cover name for opium
  • Ice-O-Lator = extraction method to obtain hashish that is very rich in THC from marijuana or remains of the plant
  • Indoor growing = growing hemp (cannabis) indoors, mostly under artificial light

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J

  • Jazz = smoking a joint
  • Joint = cannabis cigarette (almost always mixed with tobacco)
  • Junk = hard drugs to inject
  • Junkie = drug addict (mostly from heroin)

K

  • Ka’hla = heroin (Arabic for brown)
  • Edges = a piece of hashish
  • Kat, also Qat, Kath, Gat, Chat or Miraa = leaves of the Kat shrub; Everyday drug in Yemen, Ethiopia, Kenya; Effect comparable to tea or coffee
  • Kawumm = smoking device from a tube
  • Ketamine = anesthetic that is used in human and veterinary medicine for anesthesia
  • K-Hole = a ketamine overdose
  • Kif = traditional cannabis product of the Moroccans
  • Kick = immediately onset of strong intoxication through injections or inhalations
  • Smoking weed = smoking cannabis
  • Knaster = any kind of smokable plant parts
  • Kniggel = small amount of hashish
  • Crackle = smoke marijuana
  • Coca, coke = cocaine
  • Cocaine = strong stimulant; globally widespread intoxicant with high potential for dependence; obtained from the leaves of the coca bush
  • King mix = cocaine with amphetamine; Depending on the scene, cannabis too, then: marijuana with hashish
  • Köppen = take a puff from a bong
  • Head = head of a bong

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L.

  • Lady = LSD (usually a small square piece of blotting paper)
  • Line = a line (street) of cocaine; E.g. on glass or porcelain to be drawn into the nose
  • Liquid Ecstasy = GHB
  • Longpaper = paper for a joint
  • LSD = an ergot alkaloid; one of the most powerful hallucinogens; is applied in liquid form, e.g. on a blotter or sugar, and sucked or swallowed

M.

  • Magic mushrooms = hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • Marijuana = dried female inflorescences of the hemp plant together with the adhering resin
  • Mary Jane = marijuana
  • MDMA = ecstasy (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine), amber-colored as the free base, otherwise colorless
  • Meter = milliliter (methadone / polamidon)
  • Meth = methamphetamine
  • Metha = methadone
  • Methadone = fully synthetic opioid; broad application in substitution programs; very dangerous in combination with e.g. alcohol
  • Methamphetamine = methylamphetamine; Stimulant, stimulant, prevents sleep; is swallowed, smoked, injected; gets into the brain faster than amphetamine; very high addictive potential and dangerous side effects
  • Methylphenidate = stimulating drug, amphetamine-like substance that is used, for example, to treat attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder ADHD
  • Micro = liquid, coated LSD
  • Mindblaster = oversized hash cigarette
  • Mix, mix, twist, mash, mélange, mesh = casually for mixing tobacco with marijuana or hashish.
  • Moud = marijuana or hashish
  • Monkey = see: to be a monkey
  • Marble = heroin wrapped in aluminum foil
  • Murphy = morphine
  • Mutokuane = smoke mixture made from dried hemp leaves

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N

  • Needle sharing = use of needles and / or syringes by several consumers; high risk of infection
  • Nordel = Irish term for marijuana
  • Northern Lights = cannabis variety, almost 100% indica

O

  • Od = (over-dose) English for overdose
  • Optics = hallucinations while intoxicated with drugs
  • Orange = amphetamine
  • Ott = cannabis
  • Outdoor growing = growing hemp outdoors

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P.

  • Pack, packing (English pronunciation) = paper folded into a sachet with powdered intoxicants (heroin, cocaine)
  • Cardboard = LSD trip (small square piece of blotting paper)
  • Papers = large cigarette papers for building joints
  • PCP = phencyclidine, hallucinogenic anesthetic
  • Peace = PCP, phencyclidine
  • Pep, Pepp = amphetamine
  • Phencyclidine = hallucinogenic anesthetic; Short form PCP, also "Angel Dust" or "Killerweed"
  • Piece = piece of hashish
  • Pill = ecstasy
  • Plate = pressed hashish, usually 100g, 125g or 200g
  • Seal = portion of powdered intoxicant in plastic film (e.g. heroin, cocaine), which is twisted at one end like a candy and sealed with a lighter; is transported in the mouth and swallowed during controls
  • Pola = polamidon
  • Polamidon = methadone
  • Polish soup = dark brown liquid containing morphine, obtained by boiling poppy seed capsules in a solvent and acetylating them with acetic acid
  • Poppers = liquid, short-term active drugs that are sniffed: amyl nitrite, butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitrite or mixtures of the three substances
  • Pot = cannabis, hashish
  • Psilos = hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • Pump = syringe
  • pure spliff = joint made only from marijuana
  • Purpfeife = pipe for smoking cannabis products without added tobacco
  • Pyramiden Türk = smoking a joint, taking one more puff after each round until the maximum (often 3 or 5 puffs) is reached; then one move less every lap

Q

  • Quad = quarter of a gram of heroin or cocaine
  • Quartz = smoke weed; also smoke tobacco
  • Source = drug laboratory; Drug chiefs
  • Quench = marijuana
  • Quicksilvers = LSD trips

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R.

  • Rock = lumps of crack
  • Ropies (or Ropse) = Rohypnol tablets; Sedative, related to Valium; high potential for dependency
  • Red Lebanese = hashish variety from Lebanon
  • Royale = mixture of marijuana and hashish
  • Round = ecstasy

S.

  • Safer Use = minimizing the dangers of drug consumption, e.g. through single use of syringes, disinfection, etc.
  • Safer Sniffing = when sniffing drugs (nasal application) a clean sniffing tube and never sharing it with others
  • Safi = cloth that serves as a filter when smoking chillums
  • Sand = a common extender in hashish and marijuana
  • Skull = head of a pipe or a bong
  • Fast = amphetamine
  • Snow = cocaine
  • Scythe = marijuana
  • Shit = hashish
  • Siff = old bong or water pipe water; also: everything that is filthy, unclean
  • Siffkopf = insult in cannabis slang
  • Sinsemilla = unfertilized, therefore seedless female flowers
  • Shore / Schore = name typical of the scene, mostly for heroin
  • Skunk = cannabis plant with a high THC content
  • Smack = scene name for heroin
  • Smartshop = shops or stores in the Netherlands that sell legal soft drugs (smart drugs)
  • Sniffing = sniffing solvents
  • Snow = cocaine
  • Snus = a form of chewing tobacco that is widespread in Scandinavia
  • Space cookies / space cakes = pastries with the addition of cannabis products
  • Speccola = mixture of amphetamine and cocaine
  • Bacon = speed; also: a very good variety of hashish
  • Speed ​​= amphetamine
  • Speedball = mixture of cocaine and heroin
  • Spy = conventional cigarette that has been filled with marijuana
  • Spliff = marijuana cigarette
  • Stanky = marijuana cigarette
  • Stammy = regular customers for (male and female) prostitutes
  • Stones = lumps of crack
  • Steckies = constricted pupils after heroin use; also: filling for cigarette tubes
  • stoned = state of intoxication (mostly from cannabis products or sedatives)
  • stretch = mix drugs with other substances
  • Substi = substituted person; Recipient of methadone or polamidon
  • Sweet Lucy = marijuana

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T

  • Tobacco soil = the last residue in the joint
  • Talk down = "talk down" a person in a drug-related state of fear, anger or confusion
  • Tea = marijuana
  • Parts = ecstasy
  • Thai-H = (spoken: Thai-Äitsch) - white instead of brown high-purity heroin or stretched fentanyl
  • Thai sticks = variety of marijuana from Thailand
  • ticking = selling illegal drugs (small dealers = ticker)
  • Ticket = LSD (small square piece of blotting paper)
  • Taming the tiger = letting go of intoxication
  • Tip = joint filter, made of any material
  • to go on foot = to escape from parental home, hospital or home; possibly also: immerse yourself in the drug scene
  • Trip = LSD intoxication; may refer to other hallucinogenic drugs as well.
  • Tripsitter = a person who supervises or accompanies the trip - the hallucinogenic drug experience - of another or a not too large group
  • Bag = joint
  • Turkey = withdrawal, withdrawal symptoms
  • Turkish smoke = keep the smoke in the lungs until the joint has done the rounds
  • Horn = smoke a joint

U

  • Uppers = drugs with a stimulating effect; Substances that drive away tiredness, wake up
  • User = consumer of (illegal) intoxicants
  • Ulla = a folded piece of paper on which hash is crumbled and mixed with tobacco

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V.

  • Valeron = sedative
  • Vein cure = drug therapy
  • pimp = mixing drugs
  • Virgin Stuff = methadone

W.

  • Wash the car = get heroin from the smuggled vehicle
  • Wally = Valeron
  • Weed = marijuana
  • White = cocaine
  • Weather is bad = business is too dangerous at the moment
  • White Lady = cocaine
  • White Light = heroin
  • White Widow Weed = high THC strain of marijuana
  • Windowpane = transparent LSD trips

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Y

  • Yaba = methamphetamine
  • Yama = methamphetamine
  • Yamba = cannabis
  • Yayo = cocaine
  • Yeti = mixture of speed and cocaine, often with lemon

Z

  • Magic mushrooms = hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • Magic haze = PCP
  • Zeggn = smoking weed
  • Circus = justice, court
  • Hiss = consumption of marijuana
  • Zoom = marijuana
  • Zombie = physically and mentally dying drug user
  • Zuckerl, Zucki = LSD sprinkled on sugar cubes

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